Verina H. Siemers, 88



Verina H. Siemers of St. Peter, formerly of Lakefield, passed away at the Benedictine Living Community Center in St Peter on Friday, Nov. 12. A funeral service will be on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 1:30 p.m. at St Peter Lutheran Church, Heron Lake Township, Jackson County, with Pastor Bart Mueller officiating. Burial will be in St Peter Church Cemetery. Visitation […]

Kenneth R. Schultz, 77



Kenneth R. Schultz of Jackson passed away at the Sanford Jackson Medical Center on Friday, Nov. 12. A funeral service will be on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, with Pastor Lance Isaacson officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the Welcome Cemetery, Welcome.Visitation will be on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at […]

Winona A. Droll, 90



Winona A. Droll of Lakefield passed away on Saturday, Nov. 13, at Colonial Manor in Lakefield. A funeral service will be on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Rost Township, Jackson County, with Pastor Steve Weiss officiating. Burial will be in St Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Rost Township.Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5 to […]

Human remains may be missing man



The remains of a Jackson County man missing for months may have been located in Cottonwood County.On Sunday, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Office were alerted to a vacant farm place in Cottonwood County’s Springfield Township on a report of a human body. The body was reportedly discovered by a deer hunter in a grove on […]

Thousands without power after storm



Heavy, wet snow and blasts of unusually strong wind knocked power out to thousands of rural folks in Jackson and Martin counties Saturday and forced Federated Rural Electric crews out into the elements for nearly 17 hours Saturday.A transmission line went down shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday, a result of the snowstorm that dumped up to 10 inches of heavy […]